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October 11, 2018

 
 
NEWS

Illinois Science and Technology Coalition Researchers to Know 2018
CCIL Director Rohit Bhargava was named to the ISTC's Researchers to Know 2018. This list highlights university researchers who have made a significant impact in their field and provides a detailed look at some of the researchers that are driving innovation in Illinois—from those advancing new treatments in medicine and tackling cancer, to those revolutionizing computing and shaping new technologies in the 21st century. Find out more.

 
 
 
 
SAVE THE DATE

CCIL Annual Meeting 
The CCIL is hosting its annual meeting November 9th, 2018, at the ECE Building. More details to come soon.

 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS

October Faculty Seminar Series
The next CCIL faculty seminar on Thursday, October 18, features Hyunjoon Kong, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and Mike Yao, Associate Professor of Digital Media. The seminar will be at the Beckman Institute (Room 4269) from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Find out more here, including RSVP information.

 
 
 

November Faculty Seminar Series
November's Faculty Seminar Series on November 29 will feature Leona Yi-Fan Su, Assistant Professor of Advertising, and Cecilia Leal, Assistant Professor of Material Science and Engineering. 

 
 
 

Register for the Human Subjects Research Conference
Registration is open for the second annual Human Subjects Research Conference, sponsored by the Office for the Protection of Research Subjects. The event on Friday, November 9, will explore the IRB process in depth and facilitate discussions between researchers, administrators, and community partners. Register here.

 
 
 

Department of Biochemistry Seminar
The Department of Biochemistry is hosting Andrew Stephen, Project Lead RAS Biochemistry and Biophysics from Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, on Friday, November 9 (12:00 p.m.), as a part of its seminar series. The event will be at Charles G. Miller Auditorium B102 CLSL and will focus on RAS signaling in human cancer. Find more here.

 
 RESEARCH

Research Study for Cancer Survivors
Researchers at Illinois are seeking cancer survivors to participate in a free, 12-week exercise study involving strength training, aerobic walking, or yoga. Assessments include cardiovascular and fitness testing, brain games, questionnaires, and wearing an activity monitor. Find out more.

 
 EXTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Prostate Cancer Impact Award
Department of Defense
Deadline: October 18, 2018

Research Answers to National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Provocative Questions (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
National Cancer Institute
Deadline: October 30, 2018

Research Answers to National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Provocative Questions (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
National Cancer Institute
Deadline: October 30, 2018

Clinic & Laboratory Integration Program (CLIP)
Cancer Research Institute
Deadline: November 1, 2018

**New Opportunity** Call for Independent Medical Education Grant Applications (Oncology—Prostate Cancer)
Astellas and Pfizer
Deadline: November 15, 2018

**New Opportunity** DoD Breast Cancer, Breakthrough Award Levels 1 and 2
Department of Defense
Deadline: November 15, 2018

**New Opportunity** Technology Impact Award
Cancer Research Institute
Deadline: November 15, 2018

Physician Scientist Training Award
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Deadline: December 3, 2018

**New Opportunity** DoD Breast Cancer, Breakthrough Award Levels 3 and 4
Department of Defense
Deadline: December 10, 2018

**New Opportunity** Opportunities for Collaborative Research at the NIH Clinical Center (X02 Clinical Trial Optional
National Institutes of Health
Deadline: December 11, 2018

**New Opportunity** NCl Research Specialist Award (R50)
National Cancer Institute
Letter of Intent: December 11, 2018
Full Application Deadline: January 11, 2019

Global Challenge to Prevent Breast Cancer
California Breast Cancer Research Program
Deadline: January 7, 2019 

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Fellowship Program
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Deadline: March 15, 2019

 
 

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